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Homemade dinner rolls that are hearty and taste delicious! Is there anything better than a warm homemade dinner roll fresh from the oven? #homemade #dinnerroll #roll #bread # easy #atablefullofjoy #breadbowl

Homemade Dinner Rolls

Homemade dinner rolls that are hearty and taste delicious!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Rise Time 2 hours
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 large rolls
Calories 330kcal


  • 1 package dry yeast regular rise
  • 1 ¾ cup milk warm, divided
  • 1 tbs salt
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ c butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups white flour
  • 4 cups bread flour


  • Combine active dry yeast with ¼ cup warm milk. Make sure the milk temperature is no hotter than 110°F or else it will kill the yeast and you won’t get a rise. (1 package dry yeast, ¼ cup milk)
  • Allow mixture sit for ~5 minutes. It will get bubbly with a thick layer of foam. That’s a sign the yeast is working!
  • While the yeast is being activated, combine in a large mixing bowl the remaining milk, salt, honey, butter, egg, and flour. (1 ½ cup milk, 1 tbs salt, ½ cup honey, ¼ cup melted butter, 1 egg, 2 cups white flour, 4 cups bread flour)
  • Add yeast mixture to flour mixture and combine until well mixed.
  • Knead dough on a clean surface for ~10 minutes. You want the gluten to be developed so you get the window pane effect.*
  • An upright mixture with a dough attachment can be used to knead the dough and will make your job even easier!
  • Once kneaded, form dough into a large ball and return to mixing bowl. Cover lightly and let rise for 1 hour in a warm place. You want the dough to double in size but if your house is cold it probably won’t grow a ton.
  • After the first rise, punch the dough back down. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Divide the dough into 12 rolls, pinching and folding the dough over itself to make a smooth round top.
  • Place the rolls almost touching on the baking sheet.* Cover lightly and let rise for another hour.
  • Bake in oven preheated to 350°F for ~25 minutes or until golden brown on top. You can top with some melted butter to give a nice shine!
  • Enjoy


*The window pane effect is where you stretch the dough apart and if it doesn’t tear, but allows light to pass through then the gluten is develop enough! *If they don’t rise to the point where they are touching after and hour, go ahead and gently push them together just so the edges lightly touch before popping them in the oven.


Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 637mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 195IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.5mg